October 13th, 2014
Irene Ruth Duke Karpinski 81 of Vale died Monday, October 6, 2014 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. The Karpinski family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, 828-465-2111.
Timothy Lee Poovey, 47, of Conover passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, October 9, 2014. The Poovey family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, 828-465-2111.
The Green Room Community Theatreâ€™s fall production of The Diary of Anne Frankwill continue this weekend, October 17-19 at the Old Post Office Playhouse in Newton. Come experience this moving story of Anne Frank, whose writings from over seventy years ago have impacted millions.
Catherine Peake, 40, was told she only had a few years left to live when she was diagnosed with stage four metastatic breast cancer. She surpassed her five-year mark this August and is still going strong.
The No. 6 Lenoir-Rhyne football team raced to a 25-point lead then held on to defeat North Greenville, 32-21, Saturday afternoon in front of 7,821 fans on Homecoming at Moretz Stadium.
Kevin Harvick led 162 of the 334 laps on Saturday, winning the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Harvick held off Jeff Gordon and Jamie McMurray on a green-white-checker restart to win his third race of the season.
Gordon was second, followed by McMurray in third, Joey Logano in fourth and Kyle Busch in fifth.
Below is a look at Saturday's first-round conference tournament scores involving Catawba County teams:
Southern District 7 Athletic 2A
First round scores (Saturday at higher seed)
No. 1 Bunker Hill 3, No. 8 West Caldwell 0
No. 2 Newton-Conover 3, No. 7 West Lincoln 0
No. 3 Maiden 3, No. 6 Lincolnton 0
No. 4 Bandys 3, No. 5 East Lincoln 0
The Maiden football team drove to the West Caldwell one-yard line twice in the final three minutes, but the Blue Devils couldnâ€™t come through.
Rakeem Spikesâ€™ four-yard touchdown run on 4th and 4 helped the Warriors pull off the 28-27 double-overtime victory on the road against Maiden on Friday.
Jalen Connerâ€™s 32-yard catch from Cameron Stanley with 4:44 left was the difference maker for Newton-Conover in a 48-41 victory against West Lincoln on Friday.
Newton-Conover improves its record to 6-0-1 overall and 3-0 in SD-7 games heading into a crucial match up next Friday with another perennial power in East Lincoln.
Below is a look at Friday night's prep football scores involving Catawba County and statewide teams:
Catawba County scores
East Lincoln 56, Bunker Hill 0
Fred T. Foard 41, Hibriten 27
Lincolnton 29, Bandys 16
Newton-Conover 48, West Lincoln 41
St. Stephens 36, Patton 30
South Caldwell 35, Hickory 28
West Caldwell 28, Maiden 27 (2 OT)
Summer may be over, but there are a few flavorful fruits and veggies that may get you excited for the Fall season! Krystin Goodwin (@Krystingoodwin) has a few of the best harvested produce to inspire you to get cooking this season!